Shri Modi meets head of Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices Dr. Ashok Gulati
On Monday 11th February 2013 Shri Narendra Modi met Dr. Ashok Gulati, who heads the Government of India’s Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices. Dr. Gulati pointed that Gujarat’s more than 10% growth in agriculture can be an inspiration for other states. Dr. Gulati sought details on Gujarat’s advances in agriculture and added that other states must know more about Gujarat’s initiatives such as Krishi Mahotsav and its advances in irrigation.
Dr. Gulati praised Shri Modi for talking about the Government’s New Textile Policy and the 5F formula to promote growing of cotton in the state. Shri Modi spoke about the Global Agro Hi-Tech Fair that will be held every two years starting from 2014.
Principal Secretary (Agriculture) Shri RK Tripathy and others were present on the occasion.